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James Peckol

James K. Peckol
Principal Lecturer
M210 EE/CSE Bldg.
Box 352500
University of WA
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: (206) 543-9477

University of Washington 1985, Ph.D.
University of Washington 1975, M.S.
Case Institute of Technology 1966, B.S.



James K. Peckol received his B.S. Engineering Case Institute of Technology 1966 and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington 1975 and 1985 respectively.

Dr. Peckol has spent over 30 years in industry and in universities developing embedded systems, conducting research, and teaching. He is currently a Sr. Lecturer on real time embedded system design, computer architecture, digital logic design and elementary circuit design. He has served as Professor (1996) and Maitre de Conferences (1993) at the University of Nantes in France while working as an invited lecturer in fuzzy logic and researcher in hardware/software co-design and computer performance monitoring. He has also held the position of Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland (1987) while conducting research in artificial intelligence and knowledge management.

Dr. Peckol is a co-inventor of Virtual Instruments, a patented programming environment for developing electronic test and measurement applications. He is a member of Tau Beta Pi, IEEE, ACM, and AAAI. Dr. Peckol's published works include papers in the areas of hardware/software co-design, virtual instrument design, and automatic test program synthesis. He has conducted workshops on applying AI strategies to electronic test and has served as session chairman in AI at several international ATE test conferences, chairman of the Technical Sessions Committee for Northcon 96, and is a member of the University of Washington Outreach Program C and C++ Advisory Boards. Dr. Peckol has been recognized in Who's Who in in the World 1997-99, Who's Who in America 1997-99, and Who's Who in Science and Engineering 1996-1999.


Outstanding Educator, Department of Electrical Engineering, 1999
Whos Who in Science and Engineering, 1996-1999
Whos Who in the World, 1997-1999
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